ARSENAULT: William George: With courage, after a valiant fight against Scleroderma, William “Bill” Arsenault of Boston, Ontario, died suddenly with his family by his side on Monday, September 29th, 2014 in his 55th year.Bill will be forever loved by his wife, best friend and soul mate Sue (nee Avey) with whom he shared a passion for finding dragonflies in nature, long scenic drives and ‘selfies’ on the rocks of Christian Island.Bill was a tremendous family man and will be fondly cherished for his sense of humour which always had everyone around him in stitches. His quick wit, funny hats and tall fishing tales will be remembered by all. Bill was an avid fisherman who spent many hours fishing anywhere there was water in Georgian Bay, Oxford and Norfolk Counties.Bill will be sadly missed by his sister, Debbie Freeman and his brother Roy (Teresa). Bill will be lovingly remembered as a special son-in-law to Joe and Doreen Avey, and brother-in-law to Frank (Maryse), Beth (Scott), Michele (Pete), and Kelly (Dave). He will be fondly thought of by his children and step-children, Tyler (Jamie), Shawn (Sara), Sheri (Chris), and Jay (Becky). Bill was a special Poppa to ten grandchildren and a loved uncle to many nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his parents Ken (2010) and Doris (2014). Family and friends are invited for a Celebration of Bill’s Life on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at McBeath Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll, reception to follow at Crabby Joes, Ingersoll (downstairs). If desired, donations in Bill’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Brant or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. On line condolences can be sent at http://www.gffh.ca
BARKER: John Frederick “Jack” – In his 86th year, passed away at Alexandra Hospital on Saturday September 27, 2014. Jack was the husband of the late Jeanette Mae White who predeceased him November 27, 2011. Dear father to John and Linda, Brad and Wendy, Colleen and Donald, Tom and Val. Cherished grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Betty Watson (Bill). Jack will be remembered by his good friend Ruth Brady. Jack was predeceased by his grandson Matthew, sister Mary and brothers Bill, Jim & Frank.
Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames Street South, Ingersoll on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Memorial Service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday October 1, 2014 at 3:00pm. Interment of cremated remains in Beachville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack’s memory to Sakura House, Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice (cheques accepted) would be appreciated. Online condolences may be sent at http://www.gffh.ca
DUNN: Harry George – Passed away peacefully on Saturday September 27, 2014, Harry Dunn of Ingersoll in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Leona Doreen Wellar (1991). Dear father of Wayne, Debbie, Karen & husband Steve Pearson and Kim all of Ingersoll. Sadly missed by his 7 grandchildren and by his 9 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his grandson Christopher (1984).
Friends will be received at the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home, 246 Thames St. S., Ingersoll on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday October 1, 2014 at 1:00pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow in Ingersoll Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques accepted) would be greatly appreciated. Personal condolences may be sent at http://www.gffh.ca
Passed away peacefully at the Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll on Monday September 22, 2014. James Howard of Ingersoll in his 87th year.Beloved husband of the late June Constance Steele who predeceased him September 28, 2004. Loving father of Connie Petrunik of Woodstock, Leslie Overholt of Cambridge, Kathy March (Robert) of Burlington, Joan Archer (late Don) of Woodstock, Nancy Howard (Mark) of Aylmer, Brenda Richardson (Bob), Allen (Debbie) and Kelly (Deb) all of Ingersoll. Sadly missed by his 18 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren by his niece Joanne Hannett (Bill) and family of Byron and by his many foster children.Predeceased by his grandsons Tommy and Trevor, by 1 sister and 1 brother.A Celebration of James’ Life will take place Sunday September 28, 2014 at the Ingersoll Seniors Centre from 1-4 pm. Private family interment will take place in Ingersoll Rural Cemetery.Donations in James’ memory to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques accepted) would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 519-425-1600. Online condolences may be sent at http://www.gffh.ca
Passed away at Sakura House, Woodstock, ON, on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 after a brave and valiant fight against cancer. Ellie will be missed by her beloved friend and sweetheart, Donald Griffin. Loving Mom, Grandma, Nan & Meggie of Kathy Hollis, T.W. (Bill) and Lillian Taylor- Abby, Ryan, Sue Taylor, Christopher; Patricia and Lee Smith – Dani, Monica, Jeannette and Cecile, Jessica; Barbara and Barry McKenzie – Matthew, Adam; John and Ellen Taylor – Jordan – who will all miss her immensely. Beloved sister of Thomas McClafferty, Moncton NB, Major Murray McClafferty (Marion), Trenton, ON, David McClafferty (Fern), Lower Sackville ,NS and Yehuda Miklaf (Maureen), Jeruselem, Israel, Karan Lawrence Town, NS. Predeceased by her parents Charles and Josephine McClafferty, husbands, William Taylor and Russell Street, her loving son Robert (Bob) Taylor, granddaughter Colleen Dynes, son-in-law Tom Hollis, brothers Major Edward McClafferty and Jackie McClafferty and her sister Kathleen Sherrington. Friends will be received at Sacred Heart Church 131 Thames Street North, Ingersoll, ON, on Friday, September 5, 2014 from 10-10:45am with the Funeral Mass to celebrated at 11am Fr. Gilbert Simard presider. No flowers please donations to VON Sakura House, Woodstock, ON may be made through the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 519-425-1600.